EducationUSA holds webinar on strengthening college application

By Keziah G. Huelar

Empowering the Filipino youth, the webinar aimed at providing for opportunities for academic and cultural exchange. Photo Credit: EducationUSA

EducationUSA, in partnership with Central Philippine University American Corner, held a webinar entitled “Strengthening My College Application” at the CPU American Corner, 3rd Floor, Henry Luce III Library on May 15, 2019.

The seminar featured a U.S. Admission Officer from the University of Chicago.

Said webinar aimed to enlighten Filipino students on the application processes, requirements and possible scholarship opportunities when applying to American Universities.

The Admission Officer gave tips on how to make application letters, personal statements, how to use extra-curricular engagements to help with the admission, and overall, how Filipino students can start preparing themselves for the admission process. He also answered questions regarding visa applications and funding aids.

With its established partnership with the U.S. Embassy, Central Philippine University, through its American Corner, is creating opportunities not only for social and civic engagements but also for cultural and academic exchanges that cater to the current trends of both nations.

According to its website (, EducationUSA is a “U.S. Department of State network of over 425 international student advising centers in 178 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. EducationUSA also provides services to the U.S. higher education community to help institutional leaders meet their recruitment and campus internationalization goals. EducationUSA is your official source on U.S. higher education.”

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